Jefferson County History Center
The History Center has had to once again temporarily close gallery visitations due to increased COVID 19 restrictions.
Researchers however may access the JCHC library, archives, collections database, and county tax records by making an appointment at jchconline.org or call (814) 849-0077. Assisted research is still available via online requests or in-person scheduled visitation.
Masks are required for ALL visitors.
The Scripture Rocks Park is OPEN and we ask that everyone follow social distancing practices.
We Hope to See You Soon.
We make history fun for all ages
Explore Local History
Jefferson County History Center is a non-profit organization founded in 1967. Our mission is to present Jefferson County's history to county residents and visitors through our exhibits, educational programs, and publications.
Museum Gift Shop
The JCHC museum shop contains publications, logo apparel, educational items, toys and local souvenirs relating to Jefferson County and the surrounding region to meet the interest of young and old. Many of our publications can be ordered online using the link below.
Research & Geneaology
The JCHC provides research facilities including an extensive library, public computers with free research programming, geneaology resources, and an extensive searchable archives database relating to the history of Jefferson County. Contract or assisted research is available.